POA offices (including Member Services) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Pump Track Project
The POA announced that the Pump Track Project is moving forward. The POA found an insurance company that doesn’t require a fence around the pump track or for it to be manned. The board directed the FRC to start moving forward again on the project.
New solar lighting has been installed at East Port Park at the launch ramp, pickleball courts parking, motorcycle parking, dog park and at the new stairs leading from the park to the pickleball courts,
Mailbox Replacement Project
The board approved $390,182.03 plus a 2.5 percent contingency from the Repair and Replacement funds to replace the mailboxes throughout the whole community. The three-phase project will take approximately 18 months to complete. Operations will remove and dispose of the mailboxes to save the POA approximately $45,000. Lighting will not be added at this time. The Mailbox Replacement Project will affect 96 physical locations at various streets throughout the community. The contractor will work with the post office to get the new mailbox keys to residents.
The POA Board will be hosting two Budget Workshops in February to review the 2018-19 Annual Budget. Workshops will be held on Feb. 13 and Feb. 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the lodge. The meetings are open for the membership to attend. For questions, contact the POA at 951.244.6841, ext. 210.
All Community Patrol vehicles are now equipped with dash-mounted radars. They are calibrated before and after shifts. Residents who are pulled over may review the reading on the dash-mounted system if requested. The Board of Directors approved the purchase of the radar units for four Community Patrol vehicles at a cost of $6391.85.
Member Services Hours
Member Services is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The POA office is closed on Sunday.
Equestrian Center Upgrades
The newly improved Western/Dressage Arena at the equestrian center is back open for use. Athletex, Hydro Keep and new arena sand have all just recently been installed as new footing to help increase riding enjoyment.
Jude Donahue was appointed to the Fiesta Day Committee, Alexis Prince was appointed to the ACC Committee as an alternate and David Gulley was appointed chairperson of the Estates Committee.
Guest Call-in App
The dwellingLIVE app for iOS and Android users allows members to easily manage guest lists and account information from their mobile device. To get this app, search dwellingLIVE in the app store from their phone. Members will need to know their login email and password to sign up.
Pre-printed Guest Passes
Members can request pre-printed guest passes for parties of ten or more people. For pre-printed guest passes, submit first and last names of guests, event date and member’s name, tract/lot and phone number to the POA office at least one week in advance.
Seniors are invited to enjoy potlucks at the senior center on the second Tuesday and last Sunday of each month.
Free Dancercise Class
Free Dancercise classes are available to members on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Pool View Room at the lodge. Dancercise is a low-impact exercise class that involves stretching exercises starting with the upper body, then floor exercise and line dancing. All ages are welcomed. North Gate RFID
The POA added an RFID reader to the decal lane at the north gate. All three gates are now equipped with the readers, allowing residents quicker access to the community. The transponders are available at the POA office for $10 per transponder. Members who wish to purchase a transponder will need to bring their vehicle to the POA office along with the following items:
- Current vehicle registration (must be registered to a community member).
- Photo identification (POA card or driver’s license).
- Payment of $10. per transponder (no cash).
Once payment is received, a staff member will install the transponder on the vehicle. Members who do not bring their vehicle to the POA office cannot be issued a transponder. The transponders do not have to be replaced on an annual basis. However, members must provide annual registration to reactivate the transponder.
POA PEG Channels
The POA broadcasts Regular Session Board Meetings, regular updates and news on the City of Canyon Lake’s Public, Educational and Government (PEG) channels; channel 39 for Verizon Cable subscribers, channel 29 for Spectrum Cable subscribers.
The pool and all pool activities closed for the winter on Nov. 27 and remain closed until March 2018.
Park and Beach Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 1 through Apr. 30 and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 1 through Sept. 30. The pickleball courts at East Port Park are open year-round from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Country Club Sunday Buffet
The newly remodeled country club offers a breakfast buffet and Bloody Mary Bar every Sunday. The buffet is $12.50 and served between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Bloody Mary Bar offers endless Bloody Marys for $13.50 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The lodge offers $5 appetizers and drink specials Monday through Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Birthday Club Changes
Due to software changes coming in March, the Birthday Club will no longer be available after Mar. 1. Those who have signed up and have a birthday that occurs before Mar. 1 can still redeem their birthday dinner certificate when they receive it. After Mar. 1, there will be no more Birthday Club dinner certificates emailed. POA members may get a free dessert at either the Country Club Bar & Grill or Lighthouse Restaurant on their birthday. To get a free birthday dessert, show your ID and POA card to the server.
The speed limit on all main streets (Canyon Lake Dr. North and South, Continental Dr., Longhorn Dr., and Vacation Dr.) is 35 MPH; 25 MPH on all other streets. Speeding tickets range from $50 up to $500.
All persons under the age of 1) operating a bicycle, a non-motorized scooter, or a skateboard, in-line or roller skates, or ride upon a bicycle, a non-motorized scooter, or a skateboard as a passenger, upon Canyon Lake Property Association roadways are required to wear a properly fitted and fastened bicycle helmet. This requirement also applies to a person who rides upon a bicycle while in a restraining seat that is attached to the bicycle or in a trailer towed by the bicycle.
The following parks and beaches have playgrounds: Diamond Point Park, Emerald Park, Holiday Harbor Park, Indian Beach Park, Outrigger Park, Rob Caveney Park, Steelhead Park and Sunset Beach.
Holiday Harbor pavilion, Roadrunner pavilion, Indian Beach stage and East Port Park activity room and kitchen all have reservation options. To make reservations, call 951-244-6841, ext. 60.
Dog Friendly Parks
East Port Dog Park, Harrelson Park, Emerald Park and Lions Park are the only parks that allow dogs. All dogs must remain on a leash. Dogs may be leash-less inside the fenced area at East Port Dog Park.
The Canyon Lake Property Owners Association has a five-member Board of Directors who are collectively responsible for the management and operation of the Association’s business affairs. Regular Session Board Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge. July and August Regular Session Board Meetings were moved to the first Wednesday of the month. Agendas are posted on the POA website four days in advance of the meeting. Meetings are broadcast live; channel 39 for Verizon Cable subscribers, channel 29 for Spectrum Cable subscribers. Minutes of each meeting are posted within 30 days of each Regular Session Board Meeting and presented to the Board of Directors for approval at the next Regular Session Meeting.
POA Text Alerts
Residents can sign up to receive text alerts from the POA by texting ALLPOA 25827.
The POA has a security email address for residents who wish to provide feedback on Community Patrol services. The POA wants to hear from residents, whether it’s a compliment, complaint or a concern about security. The email address, email@example.com, is a non-emergency, no-reply email address.
Residents are reminded that Community Patrol is to assist residents with non-emergency incidents, such as POA Rules and Regulations violations. Community Patrol can be reached at 951-244-6841, ext. 410. For matters pertaining to the law and duties regularly carried out by peace officers, call the Riverside Sheriff’s Office (RSO) non-emergency number at 951-776-1099. For emergencies, call 911.
Community Patrol can assist with the following non-emergency incidents:
- Loud noise complaints
- Barking dogs or loose dogs
- Speeding and traffic sign violations
- Vehicle accidents
- Motorcycle riding in community
- Golf carts violating Rules and Regulations
- Vandalism to POA property
- Illegal fishing
For more information or to speak with management, call Community Patrol at 951-244-6841, ext. 410 or POA Sr. Member Services Manager Cory Gorham at 951-244-6841, ext. 311.
Happy Camp Project
The Happy Camp Construction Project began the week of Jan. 15. The campground is closed during construction. The gas dock will remain open. The project is expected to be completed by Memorial Day.
Boater Safety Test
A safety inspection must be obtained from Marine Patrol every other year. A safety inspection is required for all vessels that are required to be registered with the State. Prior to obtaining a safety inspection, members must pass a boater’s safety exam. The safety exam can be found online on the POA website at canyonlakepoa.com.
Lost and Found
The POA has a Lost and Found for items found in the parks and other locations within the community. To inquire about lost items, call 951-244-6841, ext. 510. Be sure to provide details on the item and leave your name and phone number so staff can get back to you after checking the Lost and Found inventory.
POA staff is working with CivicPlus on the POA’s new website which is scheduled to launch this year.
Commercial vehicles are required to access the community through the east and north gates only. No commercial vehicles will be allowed access through the main gate.
The Board of Directors approved to ratify $17,043.60 from Capital Improvement Funds for the purchase of speed trailer, sales tax and DMV registration. The RU2 radar mobile speed trailer will be used to help bring attention to speed control throughout the community and assist Community Patrol with issuing tickets for speeders in multiple locations. Eventually, the speed trailer will track speeders and take photos of vehicles. Speeders will be issued citations by mail.
Activities is working with Operations on the Bench Program for parks and beaches. Staff visited a few parks with Operations and is now working on a notebook for bench selection.
Have questions about the POA’s current and upcoming projects? Mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put the name of the project in the email subject line.
Parking Lot Project
The POA Board of Directors announced at November’s Regular Session Board Meeting that plans are in the works to re-do approximately 20 parking lots.
- Monday through Thursday: 5 to 9 p.m.
- Friday: 5 to 10 p.m.
- Saturday: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Sunday Dinner: 3 to 8 p.m.
The bar and lounge close one hour after the restaurant closes. For more information, visit, canyonlakelighthouse.com.
The POA offers gift cards that can be used at the country club, golf course, Lighthouse Restaurant and Bar and for POA merchandise such as license plate frames. They can be purchased in any amount. The gift cards can not be used for paying citations, registration or POA dues.
The POA offers traffic school as another method to remove a citation from a member’s account. A member is eligible to attend traffic school for a moving violation once every 36 months, as long as the prime member is in good standing with the POA. Traffic school is held on the last Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $25. Upon completion, will be waived from the prime member’s account. Registration is required. Payment is due at the time of registration. To register, call Hearing Services at 951-244-6841.
Golf Cart Registration
All golf carts must be registered with the POA. The registration fee is $45; citation fee for not registering a golf cart is $100.
The POA unveiled its new logos in early October. The re-branding of the logo is part of the POA’s Branding Initiative which is aimed at creating a defined identity and brand for the POA. The POA will also be launching a new website in early 2018.
If you received a violation, payments may be made the following ways:
- Mail a check or money order made out to CLPOA to 31512 Railroad Canyon Road Canyon Lake, CA 92587.
- Pay in person at the Canyon Lake Property Owners Association building located at 31512 Railroad Canyon Road in Canyon Lake with a check, money order or credit card.
- Pay over the phone with a credit or debit card by calling the Member Services Department at 951-244-6841 ext. 310. Have your tract-lot number and citation number (located at the top right-hand corner of the citation) ready.
Golf Pro Shop
The Golf Pro Shop at the country club features the latest in golf clubs from Ping, Mizuno, Callaway and Titleist. It also stocks Nike, EP Pro, Antigua and Foot Joy golf apparel. Canyon Lake Property Owner’s Association members receive a 20% discount on select apparel.
Facebook and Instagram
The POA has an official Instagram account, @canyonlakepoa. Also look for #canyonlakecares #alittlebitofparadise and #canyonlakeca hashtags. To connect with the POA on Facebook, visit facebook.com/canyonlakepoa.
The following parks and beaches have roped off swimming areas: Holiday Harbor Park, Roadrunner Park, Indian Beach, Moonstone Beach, Sunset Beach and Sierra Park.
All California state fishing regulations apply when fishing in Canyon Lake. Everyone over the age of 16 must have a California state fishing license. Licenses and permits must be visible at all times; members are required to have their POA ID card in their possession. Guest fishing must either be in the presence of a resident with a POA card or purchase a Guest Fishing Permit. Permits can be purchased at the POA office at a cost of $5 per day or $20 for ten days. A complete list of fishing rules and violation fines can be found on the POA website at canyonlakepoa.com.
Residents are reminded to double-check their vehicle doors and windows each evening and be sure alarm systems are activated. Records show most thefts from vehicles in Canyon Lake occur because doors were left unlocked or windows left open. Residents should not leave items of value in front yards or driveways. Open cars and valuables left outside can lead to “crimes of opportunity” that can be easily prevented. If a crime is in progress, call 9-1-1 before calling Community Patrol at 951-244-6841, ext. 410.
Take advantage of the many programs and classes offered by the Association. The first class is free. Additional classes can be purchased at the POA office or at the pool office. Instructors cannot accept payment. To learn more about each class contact the POA Activities Department at 951-244-6841, ext. 618.
- Yoga by the Lake
Dani Martin, a certified yoga instructor and 17-year resident of Canyon Lake, invites residents to connect body and mind with Yoga by the Lake. Classes are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. on the sand at Sunset Beach. Classes are $35 for five classes; $60 for 10 classes. Classes take place on the sand; participants should bring a mat, towel or sheet. For more information, contact Dani at 949-294-9904.
- Morning Yoga
Morning Yoga offers a gentle approach to yoga. Each class focuses on enhancing breathing and inner calm, improving balance, increasing flexibility, mobility and strengthen muscles. Instructor, Gina Kraut, is a licensed massage therapist, reflexologist and Reiki Master. Classes are held on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Sunset Beach Room at the lodge. Classes are $25 for five classes; $40 for 10 classes. For more information, contact Gina Kraut at 951-566-7596.
- Funk Fitness
Funk Fitness is a fun and funky way to workout. This class is a dance workout program that blends a combination of non-complex dance moves to popular funk music from the 70s and 80s. The class is taught by Koolboy, one of the original West Coast Poplockers who has worked with many popular West Coast rappers. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Pool View Room and Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room. Classes are $35 for five classes; $70 for 11 classes. For more information, contact Koolboy at 310-409-3754.
- Line Dancing
Beginner classes (no experience necessary) are held on Tuesdays from 2 to 5 p.m.; Intermediate classes (advanced experience) are held on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. Line Dancing classes are held in the Holiday Bay Room. Classes are $20 for five classes; $40 for 11 classes. For more information, call 951-743-1443.
Dancercise is a low-impact exercise class that involves stretching exercises starting with the upper body, then floor exercise and line dancing. Free classes are held on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Pool View Room at the lodge.